The African Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Development (AJSAD) (2714-4402) is a peer-reviewed scholarly publication dedicated to advancing research and knowledge in the field of sustainable agriculture across the African continent. This esteemed journal serves as a platform for academics, researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders to exchange ideas and findings that contribute to the promotion of sustainable agricultural practices and their impact on food security, rural development, and environmental conservation in Africa.
Key Focus Areas:
The journal covers a wide range of topics related to sustainable agricultural development, including but not limited to:
Sustainable Farming Practices: Exploration of innovative and eco-friendly farming techniques, organic farming, agroforestry, precision agriculture, and sustainable land use.
Crop Science and Agronomy: Research on improved crop varieties, sustainable crop management practices, soil health, irrigation systems, and post-harvest management.
Livestock and Animal Husbandry: Studies on sustainable livestock management, animal health and welfare, grazing management, and sustainable fodder production.
Climate Change and Resilience: Investigation into the impacts of climate change on agriculture, adaptation strategies, and the development of climate-resilient agricultural systems.
Agribusiness and Value Chain Development: Analysis of sustainable agribusiness models, market linkages, value addition, and sustainable supply chain management.
Food Security and Nutrition: Research on enhancing food security, nutrition, and food systems, with a focus on improving access to nutritious and sustainable food sources.
Natural Resource Management: Studies on water management, biodiversity conservation, sustainable forestry, and ecological approaches to enhance agricultural sustainability.
Rural Development and Community Engagement: Examination of strategies to promote rural development, empower local communities, and promote inclusive and sustainable agricultural practices.
Submission and Peer Review:
The African Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Development operates a rigorous peer-review process, ensuring the quality and validity of published articles. Researchers and scholars are invited to submit original research articles, review papers, short communications, and case studies, all of which contribute to the journal's mission of promoting sustainable agricultural development in Africa.
The journal is published quarterly.
The journal's target audience includes researchers, academics, students, policymakers, governmental and non-governmental organizations, agricultural practitioners, and anyone interested in sustainable agricultural development and its broader implications for Africa's prosperity and resilience.
By providing a comprehensive platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, the African Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Development aims to catalyze transformative actions in agriculture, leading to sustainable, inclusive, and environmentally friendly practices that benefit communities and ecosystems across the African continent.